Higher Education Opportunity Act

The Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA), as well as other federal regulations, requires colleges and universities that participate in federal student financial aid programs to disclose certain information to current and prospective students, and employees.

General Institutional Information

Academic programs

Lynn University provides information regarding its educational programs for Academics as well as the Academic Catalog.

Accreditation

A list of all agencies that accredit Lynn University and its specific programs is provided in the Academic Catalog, as well as the Accreditation and Equal Opportunity. 

College Navigator

Consumer Disclosure Requirements regarding Lynn University is available on College Navigator.

Peer-to-Peer File Sharing/Copyright Infringement Policies and Sanctions

Lynn University copyright policies are set forth in Volume II of the Lynn policy manual, Lynn.edu and other university publications.

Information Technology and Acceptable Use Policy

The University’s Information Technology and Acceptable Use Policy, Volume II of the Lynn policy manual, sets forth institutional computer use policies and guidance.

Facilities and Services for Students with Disabilities

Information regarding University campuses and facilities is available on Lynn.edu, as well as in the Academic Catalog and Student Handbook. The Office of Compliance houses the ADA Coordinator who works with appropriate campus offices to provide support services to individuals with documented disabilities.

For more information, see ADA accommodations as well as the Academic Catalog and Lynn University Policy Manuals for the additional information regarding the ADA Accommodations and facilities and services for students with disabilities. 

Faculty

Instructional personnel and their academic credentials is available in the Academic Catalog

Student Diversity

Lynn University annually calculates information relating to the diversity of its students, including the percentage of enrolled, full-time students in the following categories: male, female, self-identified members of a major racial or ethnic group, and federal Pell Grant recipients. See the reports. 

Florida Education and Training Placement

The Florida Education and Training Placement Information Program (FETPIP) is a data collection and consumer reporting system established by Florida statute Section 1008.39 to provide follow-up data on former students and program participants who have graduated, exited or completed a public education or training program within the State of Florida.

The FETPIP tracking system reports on employment figures of non-international students employed within the state of Florida, who have a valid social security number, following their graduation from a Florida college or university. Including data from international students and students employed outside of Florida, 69 percent of Lynn’s 2015-2016 graduates were employed within the first six months of graduation. Complete details of this program can be found at the following website: http://cdn.fldoe.org/accountability/fl-edu-training-placement-info-program.

Privacy of Student Records - FERPA

Lynn University annually publishes to enrolled and prospective students a notice of FERPA rights in the Academic Catalog.

Student Activities

A listing of available student activities is provided through the Center for Student Involvement, as well as on our Explore the area page. 

Textbook Information

The Campus Store provides information on what textbooks students will need for the classes they select. Textbook information is organized by Course Title, Section Number and Instructor, and the information provided regarding textbooks includes Title, Author, Edition, ISBN # and pricing information. This information is also here

Online Students Textbook Information

See the University’s bookstore website

Transfer of Credit Policy/Articulation Agreements

Policies addressing the transfer of credit are available in the Academic Catalog, as well as our transfer credits page. 

Articulation Agreements

Lynn University publicly discloses and makes available a list of institutions with which it has articulation agreements. Lynn University has articulation agreements with the following institutions:

  • Amani Institute
  • Wyncode Academy
  • All Universities and Colleges in the State of Florida system
  • Raritan Community College
  • Landmark College
  • Kaplan University
  • St Thomas University
  • Straighterline

Complaints and grievances

In order to resolve complaints and grievances in an appropriate, fair, and consistent manner, the University has included a description of various grievances procedures within the Academic Catalog and in the Institutional Policy Volumes. The Academic Grievance Policy was designed by Lynn University to afford students an opportunity to formally grieve academic related complaints. The Student Affairs Policies, including the Student Code of Conduct and the Non-Academic Student Grievances Policy, were designed by Lynn University to allow students to formally grieve non-academic related complaints. A student who wishes to file a grievance of an academic nature should follow the grievances policies outlined in the Academic Catalog. A student who wishes to file a grievance of a non-academic nature should follow the grievance policies outlined in the Student Affairs Policies.

Students with grievance which are not covered under the Academic Grievance Policy in the Academic Catalog or the various grievance policies outlines in the Student Affairs Policies, are encouraged to first seek to resolve complaints through normal administrative channels and or by taking steps to informally discuss the issue directly with the involved individual(s). If there is no resolution, a formal complaint may be submitted in writing to the Vice President for Academic Affairs.

Unresolved complaints may also be filed with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, the University’s regional accrediting agency, once all internal avenues have been exhausted. University Policy 2.8.1 Public and SACSCOC Related Complaints details informal and formal reporting options. Contact the SACSCOC at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call +1 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Lynn University.

Financial Assistance Information and Related Policies

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Price of Attendance

Information regarding the costs of attending Lynn University is posted through our tuition and aid page. 

Refund and Withdrawal Information

Lynn University policies regarding refunds and withdrawal are available in the Academic Catalog, as well as Volume VI of the Lynn University Policy Manual. 

Notice of Availability of Financial Aid

Contact Information for Assistance in Obtaining Institutional or Financial Aid is available in the Academic Catalog, as well as on the tuition and aid page. 

Assistance Available from Federal, State, Local and Institutional Programs

Information regarding the various types of financial assistance available to Lynn University students may be found on our scholarships, grants and loans page. 

In addition, information is published in the Academic Catalog. 

Federal Student Financial Aid Penalties for Drug Law Violations

Lynn University provides to each student, upon enrollment, a separate, clear, and conspicuous written notice that advises the student that a conviction for any offense, during a period of enrollment for which the student was receiving Title IV, HEA program funds, under any federal or state law involving the possession or sale of illegal drugs will result in the loss of eligibility for any Title IV, HEA grant, loan, or work-study assistance. In addition, the University includes this information in the Academic Catalog and undergraduate and graduate financial handbooks. 

Terms and Conditions of Accepting Financial Aid Award

Terms and conditions of accepting financial aid awards are set forth in the undergraduate and graduate financial handbooks.

Academic Progress and Financial Aid Eligibility

Lynn University policies regarding academic progress and financial aid eligibility are set forth in the Academic Catalog. 

Initial Loan Counseling for Student Borrowers

Before receiving a student loan, borrowers must complete an entrance counseling session that will supply comprehensive information on the terms and conditions of the loan and of the borrower's responsibilities. Students are informed by the Lynn University website, their award letter, and the undergraduate and graduate financial handbooks. For more information, visit www.studentloans.gov.

Exit Counseling for Student Borrowers

Prior to graduating or leaving school, loan borrowers must complete exit counseling. During the exit counseling, financial aid staff explain borrowers rights and responsibilities as loan borrowers. Students may also participate online at www.studentloans.gov

This information is provided to them via the website, the undergraduate and graduate financial handbooks, the Academic Catalog and the Senior Salute.

Financial Aid Code of Conduct

Lynn University has adopted a financial aid code of conduct

Preferred Lender Information

Information regarding preferred private loan lenders may be found through our private loans page. 

Student Outcomes and Institutional academic information and graduation/completion rates

Retention Rate

The University provides retention rates for students, which are available through our university policies and reports page.

Graduation rates

he University provides graduation rates, which are available through our university policies and reports page.

Intercollegiate Athletics Graduation Rates

The University reports annually on the graduation rates of students receiving grant-in-aid support for their participation in intercollegiate athletics. For more information regarding the data included in this report, contact the University’s Department of Athletics. This report is also available through our university policies and reports page.

Health and Safety Information

Campus Safety Policies, Crime Statistics, and Crime Log

The University annually provides a report that provides a detailed disclosure of information regarding campus security practices (including Emergency Response Plan, Timely Warnings, Emergency Warnings, Missing Persons and Crime Log policies), as well as crime statistics for the preceding year. Additional information and the University’s crime log are available through Campus Safety. In addition to the above, the University’s campus safety policies are published in Volume II of the Lynn University Policy Manual. 

Fire Safety Policies, Fire Statistics, and Fire Log

The University annually provides a report to each student and current employee that discloses campus fire safety policies, fire prevention activity data, and any fire-related incident that occurs with on-campus housing. Additional information is available from Campus Safety. The Annual Security Report is available online to prospective students and employees. In addition to the above, the University fire safety policies are published in the Lynn University Policy Manual.

  • Student safety 
    • Crime statistics, hate crimes policy and statistics 
    • Fire safety report 
    • Missing person policies and procedures 
    • Hurricane plan 
    • Crisis plan

Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Program

Lynn University annually prepares and distributes to all students, faculty, and staff information regarding its alcohol and drug abuse prevention programs. This information is included on the University web site, as well as in Volume II of the Lynn University Policy Manual and other designated University publications. A copy of the most recent Annual Notification may be found in our Alcohol and Drug Policy

Vaccination Policies

University policies regarding required student vaccinations and immunizations are set forth in the Academic Catalog. In addition, the University’s Immunization Policy is published in Volume II of the Lynn University Policy Manual.

Voter Registration

Student Affairs sends an electronic notice to all enrolled students that includes information regarding how students can obtain Florida voter registration forms prior to the deadline for registering to vote for all Federal and State elections.

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